Desserts could be healthy too… and we cannot have desserts for breakfast, said no one ever!

This is a great option to start the day on a happy note, mid-day snack or for all those post meal dessert cravings. What more? This is loved by kids too and comes together in less than 10 mins. Yay!!!

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Matcha & Berry Parfait

Arpita Darooka
Healthy, guilt free dessert, kids friendly, yogurt based.
Prep Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Global
Servings 2 People


  • 3/4 Cup Greek yogurt or hung curd
  • 1/2 Tbsp Matcha powder
  • 2 Tbsp Strawberry or mixed berry jam/syrup/compote
  • 1 Tsp Honey/maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1/3 Cup Muesli/granola
  • Fruits of choice As required


  • If using hung curd, tie 1.5 cups yogurt in muslin cloth and hang it for 30 mins. The water drains, leaving behind thick hung curd.
  • Mix yogurt and chia, whisk well so it becomes a bit smooth and light.
  • Put it in the freezer for at least 30 mins.
  • Divide the yogurt into two bowls. Add matcha and honey in one and berry compote in another. Whisk the two separately again.

Assemble the parfait

  • In a glass tumbler - add a layer of muesli or granola, then matcha yogurt. Layer again with muesli/granola and then with berry yogurt. Top it up with more granola/muesli and fruits of choice.
Keyword Matcha and berry parfait, healthy dessert recipes
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